Headlines Tagged with Surgeon General — 1,269 headlines found
a Boston internist who at the age of 37 has become one of the youngest surgeons general of the United States, is a self-described dreamer and grass-roots organizer.
Dec 17, 2014 New York Times
added Dec 17, 2014 05:04
Pitching strongly for Murthy's confirmation, Senator Dick Durbin praised Murthy for his dedication to fighting obesity, tobacco related diseases and other chronic diseases that account for seven out of the top 10 causes for death in America and make up f
Dec 16, 2014 Outlook India Magazine (in)
added Dec 16, 2014 06:33
In Senate confirmation hearings last February, Murthy said that, if confirmed, he would focus on childhood obesity, vaccinating children and driving down tobacco use in the United States. He called disease prevention "an issue I'm deeply passionate about.
Dec 16, 2014 Los Angeles Times
added Dec 16, 2014 06:32
More Than 100 National Organizations Demonstrate Strong Support for Dr. Vivek Murthy as the next Surgeon General
100 national organizations - including the American Public Health Association (APHA) and Trust for America's Health (TFAH) - sent a letter to members of the Senate urging them to confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy as the next surgeon general.
Nov 12, 2014 PR Newswire
added Nov 13, 2014 21:02
Henson led the HHS team that published and released the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General's report: The Health Consequences of Smoking-50 Years of Progress. In May 2014, the team received the Secretary's Award for Meritorious Service for this significant a
Nov 13, 2014 PR Newswire
added Nov 13, 2014 20:59
America’s cigarette addiction may seem to be mostly over. But low-income Americans continue to smoke—and die—at alarming rates. A radical new strategy could help them quit once and for all... This mixed-modality tobacco-control regulatory strategy would
Nov 13, 2014 The Atlantic Monthly
added Nov 13, 2014 14:58
Today’s report gives us stark figures and a stern warning. We must take immediate and bold action to protect the lives of everyone in Colorado, especially our children. New findings in this report conclude that smoking causes rheumatoid arthritis and imm
Nov 10, 2014 Salida (CO) Mountain Mail
added Nov 10, 2014 23:41
The CDC continues to beat the dead horse of cigarettes, making it unprepared for real medical emergencies. It actually makes light of the diminishing number of smokers by ignoring or skewing statistics so as to give it a continuing lease on the subject.
Oct 22, 2014 Washington Times
added Oct 26, 2014 19:36
Congressional Republicans seem to agree that it’s in the nation’s interests to have a Surgeon General, but they don’t want to take responsibility for derailing a qualified nominee. On the contrary, they now seem eager to blame President Obama for their k
Oct 20, 2014 MSNBC
added Oct 21, 2014 11:13
The Republican obstruction strategy of “stall and block” is coming back to haunt Republicans in many ways, not the least of which is the country’s realization that we have no Surgeon General as we face the Ebola crisis.
Oct 17, 2014 Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Oct 19, 2014 11:35